Monthly Climate Summary for  August 2007  at Luton (Cranleigh Gardens)
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                  Coolest since 1993.  Dull and wet 13th-22nd, otherwise dry with long sunny periods                             back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 16.0 ēC which is -0.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 21.0 ēC which is -0.9 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 11.1 ēC which is -0.7 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 21.0 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 11.1 ēC                
  Highest day max was 29.0 ēC on  the   5                 
  Lowest day max was 15.3 ēC on  the 21            
  Highest night min was 16.1 ēC on  the 15            
  Lowest night min was 7.1 ēC on  the 10            
  Lowest grass min was 2.7 ēC on  the 10            
                         
Total rainfall this month was 64.3 mm which is 127.1 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 14.4 mm on  the 22            
Number of hours with rain was                    
TSR rainfall duration was 69.7 hrs which is 186.4 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on  the              
  Highest duration 10.7 hrs on  the 14            
  Mean rainfall intensity 0.92 mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 186.0 hrs which is 100.5 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was   hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily sun was 13.6 hrs on  the 5            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the               
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1016.6 mbar which is +0.5 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1030.3 mbar on  the 26            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 995.4 mbar on  the 15            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 0   0.2mm rain 12   No  sun 4   Snow lying 0    
Grnd Frost 0   1.0mm 10   3h  sun 21   Snow/sleet 0    
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 6   6h  sun 15   Hail 0    
Max > 10 31   10mm 1   9h  sun 11   Thunder 0    
Max > 20 19   25mm 0   12h sun 3   Fog at 09Z 0    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
Notable events during the month:                  
Sunshine: 1st-11th 107.6h (9.8h/day);  12th-24th 28.8h (2.2h/day);  25th-31st 49.6h (7.1h/day)        
Rainfall:    1st-12th 0.4mm;  13th-23rd 63.8mm;  24th-31st 0.1mm